The booming Irish whiskey scene has enticed Diageo to return to the category, with this Irish blend of malt and grain whiskeys, Roe & Co!
Launched in 2017, this whisky is solely matured in ex-bourbon casks (a high proportion of which are first-fill, meaning that this is the first time it's been used to mature another whiskey), so there's plenty of creamy, honeyed bourbon influence to be enjoyed. Roe & Co is powered by an awesome all-female team, with head distiller Lora Herny and master blender Caroline Martin leading the line-up.
Martin boasts nearly 40 years of experience under her belt, and over the course of two years she trialled over 100 prototype blends until finally landing on this winning recipe! Now, how do I get a job tasting 100 blends? Sign me up!
On the Nose
On the palate
The dryness from what would be for me the skin of the green apple is the lasting finish for me.
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